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Fun Fall Road Trip :: Taking the High Road to Taos

The High Road to Taos is quintessential New Mexico at its best. Old adobe houses in lush river valleys, local art galleries and rustic produce stands. A desert painted with yellows, reds, greens, and oranges. Picturesque villages known for weaving and crafts, forest roads to explore, restaurants to try, and beautiful Catholic churches to photograph. […]

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The Perfect Mom Myth

Do you ever feel like being a perfect mom is a moving target? “Don’t do this, make sure you do that, but don’t do it too much.” If you are hoping that reading parenting columns will clear up any questions for you, trust me it won’t. For every solid argument out there condoning a certain […]

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Making New Friends the Old-Fashioned Way

Have you ever felt like your life needed a few more friends in it? Several years ago my best friend began a full time job, and I was a stay-at-home mom with two kids.  I needed some day-to-day mom interaction. Instead of waiting and hoping another best friend would fall out of the sky and fall […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Jane McKean

Albuquerque I was born in Texas and lived there until the age of fourteen when my family moved from the windy Texas Pandhandle to sunny Albuquerque. It was quite a culture shock for me as a young teenage girl. I didn’t know what red or green chile was and couldn’t understand why the enchiladas I […]

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